4 ways to manage your work life balance


It must be one of the most common debates in the workforce; how do people keep work life balance in check? While looking for work, and in work, it’s important to keep some equilibrium so you’re at your best. If you run yourself down, your productivity will be lower, and consequent job performance, or job hunt, will be less productive.   Here are four ways to keep the balance: Down time This can be an hour
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When hires don’t match their work experience


  Ever had that sinking feeling? You’ve trawled through hundreds of CVs and finally found someone who looks perfect on paper, only to find out they’re nothing like the person you need to hire when you meet them. If so, you’re not alone. Our latest research clearly points to the significance of finding the perfect personality fit in a new employee. When we recently polled 500 UK SMEs, 68.6% told us that ‘personality and attitude’
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How to stay healthy and positive during your job hunt


We know job hunting can often be hard work. Both mentally and physically, the strain can sometimes be overwhelming. So here are some simple tips on how to keep your mind positive, and body at its best, during your job search.   Know you’re not alone We’ve all been there. Nearly every person on the planet has. So when you’re feeling a bit flat, reach out to someone who has recently been in your position. The proof is
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How to boost your Jobandtalent profile

Enticing profile

First impressions count, so how can you leave an even more positive one on the app? Here are some easy tips to bump up your profile, so you’re listed higher up, and consequently more visible to employers:   Profile pic Put a face to a name. The age old saying still rings true on the modern app. Including a picture automatically makes you familiar to prospective employers, and results have shown adding one really boosts job seekers’ chances
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Tips on how to efficiently hire staff

Hiring Efficiently

Finding suitable people to fill open job vacancies is no easy feat for businesses. Adding fuel to fire, Jobandtalent found after a recent survey of 500 SMEs, that two-thirds (67%) of SME owners do not have anyone dedicated to hiring or HR. So without the resource to find and hire new staff, how can businesses navigate this tricky territory? Here are some tips on how to make the process seamless and efficient.   Talk the talk  When screening
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